KitchenAidARCHITECT® II42" Built-In Dispenser Refrigerator

KitchenAid ARCHITECT® II 42" Built-in Dispenser Refrigerator

Model No: KSSC42QVS

47 Reviews

  • AquaSense™ In-Door-Ice® Dispenser
  • Pur® Water Filtration w/ Indicator
  • Energy Star®
  • Adjustable SpillClean™ Shelves
  • ExtendFresh™ Plus Temperature

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Refrigerator Capacity

15.9 CU FT

Additional Dimensions

Minimum 41" Width

Freezer Capacity

9.4 CU FT

Total Capacity

25.3 CU FT

Dispenser Features

AquaSense™ In-Door Ice® Dispenser
LCD Dispenser Display
PuR® Water Filtration w/ Indicator
Quick-Fill™ Option


Built-In Styling
Stainless Steel


83 3/8" H x 27 1/4" D x 41" W

Manufacturers Warranty

12 Years Limited Parts - Sealed System
2 Year Limited Parts & Labor
6 Years Limited Parts and Labor - Sealed System
Limited Lifetime Parts - Door Bins

Freezer Compartment

2 Freezer Baskets
6 Freezer Shelves
Lighted Freezer Compartment


Energy Star® Qualified

Refrigerator Compartment

Adjustable SpillClean™ Glass Shelves
ClearVue™ Humidity-Controlled Crispers
Deli Drawer
Extend Fresh™ Plus Temperature Management Sy
Interior Lighting

Refrigerator Door

ClearVue™ Slide N Lock Door Storage

  • Height : 83 3/8 Inches
  • Width : 41 Inches
  • Depth : 27 1/4 Inches
  • Total Capacity : 25 1/2 Cu Ft
  • Refrigerator Capacity : 16 Cu Ft
  • Freezer Capacity : 9 1/2 Cu Ft

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Average Rating

out of 5 (47 Reviews)

0-5 of 47 Reviews |

Too expensive to have so many issues

by: It's hot in Texas so we need ice

Location: Dallas

No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

Submitted: 08-30-2016

We purchased this beautiful product as part of a major kitchen renovation in October 2010. Almost immediately we had various issues with the freezer. The ice unit failed and sent melted water flowing onto our newly restored 1900 wood floors. Technician came out and initially fixed the issue. Once again, it happened and this time the ice maker froze up with no hope of removing the ice holder. Technician came out again and basically said that this product is not worth it's money. During the first year we had it repaired 3 times to no avail and then miraculously, the warrantee was up. We have lived without ice and a stained door panel from the leaky ice machine for 6 years. After several emails and calls to KitchenAid, nothing is done. I see why the model is now discontinued, but the company should make their old customers happy, or they will not be repeaters.

Still working out some issues

by: World traveler

Location: Texas

Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

Submitted: 06-04-2016

Our refrigerator is New and still has issues, I expect that they will be resolved.. The best thing about this refrigerator is how quiet it is -- it's unbelievably quiet.

Ice maker

by: Paul

Location: Florida

No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

Submitted: 05-01-2016

Ice maker useless

Terrible product

by: Larry

Location: Jupiter, Fl

No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

Submitted: 03-01-2016

Constant ice maker issues

Adequate but expensive replacement

by: Cluecelt

Location: Los Angeles

No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

Submitted: 10-08-2015

I bought this refrigerator because the earlier model had a failure of the motherboard and Kitchenaid chose not to make the replacement part. There are very minor improvements from the earlier model but not enough to make me want to buy this if I didn't need to. Also, the new water filter leaves the water and ice with the slight odor of mildew. My hope is that this one proves more dependable than the last and that the next very expensive filter does a better job.
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